Dissociation between 'theory of mind' and executive functions in a patient with early left amygdala damage.

@article{Fine2001DissociationB,
  title={Dissociation between 'theory of mind' and executive functions in a patient with early left amygdala damage.},
  author={Claudia Fine and John Lumsden and R. James R. Blair},
  journal={Brain : a journal of neurology},
  year={2001},
  volume={124 Pt 2},
  pages={
          287-98
        }
}
There have been recent suggestions that the amygdala may be involved in the development or mediation of 'theory of mind'. We report a patient, B.M., with early or congenital left amygdala damage who, by adulthood, had received the psychiatric diagnoses of schizophrenia and Asperger's syndrome. We conducted a series of experimental investigations to determine B.M.'s cognitive functioning. In line with his diagnoses, B.M. was found to be severely impaired in his ability to represent mental states… CONTINUE READING
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